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Sep 17, 2013

WWII Prisoner of War’s Ring Returned After 70 Years, Thanks to History Thesis

Norwood McDowell (MA History '05) never imagined that his thesis would play a pivotal part in bringing home a family heirloom ring that his grandfather-in-law traded for food in 1945 in order to survive a World War II P.O.W. camp. 

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Aug 23, 2013

Four Named to CHASS Advisory Board

NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes four new members to its Board of Advisors. Three of the new members are NC State alumni; the fourth is a current student. 

Aug 21, 2013

Here’s My Degree — Where’s My Job?

Classes are just starting up at NC State. As freshmen find their way to obscure classrooms (where's Caldwell G108, anyway?) and other students tweak their schedules for a perfect fit, at the back of everyone's mind lurks the question: What am I going to do with the rest of my life? Professor Susan Katz's new e-book is designed to help students find the right job after college. 

May 23, 2013

Alum Produces Show on Salvaging Antiques

Brenna Eckerson, a CHASS alum, has followed her passion of storytelling throughout her career. Now, she produces the DIY Network's "Salvage Dawgs." 

Apr 24, 2013

Internships Lead to White House

On a whim, Jessica Green (Communication '12) researched White House Internships during her final semester at NC State. Now, just months after graduation, she finds herself working in the Office of Correspondence for the First Lady. 

Apr 22, 2013

Recent Grad Advocates for Justice Abroad

For Ashley Honeycutt (Political Science, '12), a degree in political science was always a part of the trajectory of law school. But her experiences in CHASS and with the Susan Carter Scholarship inspired some changes in course. Honeycutt currently works with the International Justice Mission in La Paz, Bolivia. 

Feb 17, 2013

“Fake It So Real” Gets Real Recognition

Robert Greene (Film Studies ’00) discovered his passion for film during an Intro to Film course just over a decade ago. His most recent documentary, "Fake It So Real," follows a group of Lincolnton, NC, men who give new meaning to the term “weekend warriors” as they set up rings and suit up as pro wrestlers. "Fake It So Real" has been included on "Best Of" lists by Roger Ebert, the New Yorker, and the Wall Street Journal.